Get an early start on the fun. The third annual Eagle Flyer departs from Essex Station, 1 Railroad Ave.,Feb. 18 and 19. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., observe winter views of wildlife and nature as the Eagle Flyer goes on a two and a half hour trip around the Connecticut River Valley. On-board naturalists will provide narration and help spot wildlife, which in the past has included bald eagles, hawk, deer and even a seal. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 2 to 11. Children under age 2 are free. Information and advance reservations: www.essexsteamtrain.com or 800-377-3987.
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